Book Reviews of Let It Rot (A Garden Way Publishing Book)

Let It Rot (A Garden Way Publishing Book)
Let It Rot - A Garden Way Publishing Book
Author: Stu Campbell
ISBN-13: 9780882660493
ISBN-10: 0882660497
Publication Date: 8/1983
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4.1 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Storey Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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A readable, quietly humorous introduction to composting, this covers reasons to compost; differing approaches; how decomposition works; various methods, ingredients, and containers; how to speed decomposition; and how to use the end result. Campbell is an experienced gardener, and the book goes into great detail, but the text remains clear and interesting. The simple black-and-white illustrations vary between decorative sketches and straightforward diagrams; they could have been more frequent and more informative. The bibliography lists 14 other books on composting; a list of sources of composting supplies is also given. An interesting treatment of a basic subject for general readers, this is recommended for all gardening collections needing material on compost heaps.